Higher Economic Court of Uzbekistan charges over $55 million in favor of entrepreneurs
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, July 19
By Demir Azizov- Trend:
Higher Economic Court of Uzbekistan recovered 128.9 billion soums ($55.46 million) in favor of entrepreneurs in January-June 2014, the representative of the court told Trend.
In total, the economic courts of the country have received 121,000 applications and claims, reviewed more than 13,000 cases relating to protection of the rights and legitimate interests of small and private entrepreneurship, in the first half of 2014.
More than 35,000 commercial cases were examined directly in courts in remote areas.
Particular attention was paid to the documents adopted by the government authorities and local self-government bodies and those contradicting the interests of entrepreneurs.
About 190 allegations on the application of legal measures regarding businesses entities have been rejected due to complete elimination of deficiencies identified during inspections, inaccuracy of the grounds specified in the application, violation of the inspection rules by governing authorities.
"Thus, the legitimate interests of the entrepreneurs were protected by court," the source said.
More than 20,000 appeals have been sent to the commercial courts in the electronic form in the first half of the year, which is 11 times more compared to the same period last year.
Starting from September 1, 2014, the system of court hearings in format of video conferencing will be used in commercial courts. This will not only save time and money of court members including representatives of entrepreneurship entities, but also give them opportunity to participate in trials held in another district.
The official exchange rate for July 19 is 2324,10 UZS / USD.
Edited by S.I.